October 2019

App enables users to access a wealth of essential resources, including BSAVA library, podcasts, guide to procedures in practice, medicines guide and poisons database.

3 mins

Kit detects urinary infection in five minutes and then looks at antibiotic susceptibility, showing the best choice of antibiotic in 30 minutes.

4 mins

September 2019

VMD update: suspension of veterinary medicines containing the excipient diethanolamine.

1 mins

Nerfasin vet, which contains the short-acting alpha-2 agonist xylazine, is licensed for both sedation and premedication prior to general anaesthesia.

2 mins

Injectable corticosteroid Dexafast, from Forte Healthcare, has potent, medium-acting, anti-inflammatory activity that is quickly absorbed after injection.

2 mins

New test, developed and produced by Biotecon Diagnostics in cooperation with Ceva, uses DNA to detect between vaccine strains and field strains of Salmonella.

3 mins

Finadyne from MSD Animal Health has been reformulated and re-released following withdrawal by the VMD in 2018 of all medicinal products containing the excipient diethanolamine.

2 mins

Ceva Animal Health provides marketing support, including bunting, wall displays, posters and leaflets, to aid practices in raising awareness ahead of fireworks season.

6 mins

Tranquinervin contains 10mg/ml acepromazine, and is indicated for anaesthetic premedication, tranquillisation and sedation.

3 mins

Containing zinc, copper, manganese and selenium, Multimin is designed to be administered during, or in advance of, periods of high demand in dairy and beef cattle.

3 mins

New online hub will provide access to expert interviews, podcasts and a range of other CPD resources to help vets treat otitis externa.

4 mins

August 2019

Recall is due to an out-of-specification result for particle size being found in routine stability testing.

2 mins

Bayer urges veterinarians to aid in identifying an increasing number of fake – and ineffective – Seresto Flea and Tick Control collars being unwittingly bought by pet owners.

23 mins

Dechra launches broad-spectrum antibiotic product for treatment of keratitis, conjunctivitis and blepharitis.

3 mins

The stem cell product, from Boehringer Ingelheim, is “the first that has been licensed that is available as an ‘off the shelf’ treatment”.

5 mins

“Product is a specific solution for cats with atopic dermatitis or other causes of skin irritation, such as flea-bite allergic dermatitis” – Royal Canin.

2 mins

“Vetemex is a valuable addition to the already extensive Virbac portfolio" - product manager Claire Lewis.

3 mins

July 2019

Labelling change for Meflosyl means an authorised product for non-food horses is available on the UK market, with options to address availability issues should demand exceed supply.

5 mins

Computer-controlled unit in combination with sealed cages ensures optimum oxygen supply for animals at Hampshire hospital.

3 mins

VMD orders manufacturers to cease production of products containing fenbendazole for pigeons following published literature indicating it has a low margin of safety.

4 mins